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Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 06/16/21

People hospitalized with COVID-19 now have one overwhelming thing in common. They’re not vaccinated.

Elizabeth Weise and Aleszu Bajak, USA TODAY
In Minnesota, the HealthPartners system has seen a “precipitous decline” in COVID-19 hospitalizations, says Dr….
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 06/08/21

People who get a COVID vaccine shot at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo can get a free zoo ride

Kelsey Stewart, Omaha World Herald
Guests at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium can get a COVID-19 vaccine shot during…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 06/08/21

CDC director urges parents to vaccinate teens, pointing to increase in severe cases

Lena H. Sun, Washington Post
Ava Kreutziger, 14, receives her first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in New Orleans last…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 05/13/21

Uber And Lyft Will Give Free Rides To COVID-19 Vaccination Spots, White House Says

Bill Chappell, NPR
Anyone needing a ride to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot will be able to get…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 05/10/21

FDA OKs Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For 12-15 Age Group

NPR
This article is adapted from NPR’s May 10, 2021 article. The Food and Drug Administration…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 05/07/21

Outbreak in Kearney nursing home proves value of COVID vaccines

Henry Cordes, Omaha World Herald
On the surface, the news sounds alarming: More than half the residents of a Kearney…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/27/21

Do I need a mask outdoors? CDC says certain activities are safe for fully vaccinated people

Erika Edwards, NBC News
Outdoor activities are safe without masks — regardless of whether a person is vaccinated —…
Douglas County News | 04/23/21

Douglas County health officials chart new strategies for vaccinating Omaha-area residents

Julie Anderson, Omaha World Herald
Nebraska saw the COVID positivity rate increase over 5% last week. With some vaccine clinics…
Douglas County News | National News | Statewide News | 04/16/21

Don Bacon, dealing with lingering effects of COVID, encourages people to get vaccine

Bob Glissman, Omaha World Herald
U.S. Rep. Don Bacon is encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine as he deals…

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